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Last Published: 9/11/2012 8:29:51 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, JOHN SHARP, CINDY CIRCO
Excused:1 - DICK DAVIS
 

120232
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by the Fleming Building, Claim No. T1112-0264A.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This item was discussed in closed session then voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Marcason, Brooks, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

120233
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Judy Couty-Smith v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. CV1116-CV02854.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"

Ayes: 4 - Marcason, Brooks, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

120234
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an agreement with Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) that will fund the purchase of Idle Reduction Devices for certain City trucks; estimating revenue in the amount of $16,991.50; appropriating it to the General Services Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Gerald Smith, Director of General Services, stated that this ordinance allowed the City to accept funds from the Mid-America Regional Council to install heaters that would allow the cab of a truck to be heated without idling the vehicle thus saving on fuel consumption.
Ayes: 4 - Marcason, Brooks, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

120245
Establishing the Special Obligation Series 2012A Fund; estimating and appropriating $13,376,350.00 in the Special Obligation Series 2012A Fund; authorizing the Director of Information Technology to execute a contract with FAST Enterprises for the implementation and purchase of a new revenue system project (the “Project”); authorizing the expenditure of funds in relation to the Project; authorizing the Director of General Services to renew the contract for four annual renewal terms; designating requisition authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and declaring intent to get reimbursed from bond proceeds.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Tammy Queen, City Treasurer, and Ivan Drinks, Director of Information Technology, both spoke before the committee. Ms. Queen talked about the finanial end of the project. Special Obligation Bonds would be used to finance the implementation and purchase of a new revenue system. Ms. Queen talked about the programs that would be provided for under this system. Ivan Drinks, Director of Information Technology, talked about the upgrades to the way revenue is being collected and processed. He also explained that other departments would be using the system to process payments being collected on behalf of the City. Water Services and Municipal Court have different systems and currently are not being considered for inclusion in the proposed system. Ms. Queen stated that those departments have had recent upgrades to their systems but it would be something to look at and consider at a later date.
Ayes: 4 - Marcason, Brooks, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

120201
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2012-13; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120202
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2012-13 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2012; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120203
Levying a maintenance tax for Fiscal Year 2012-13 upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation, for the purpose of maintaining, adorning, constructing, repairing and otherwise improving the parks, parkways, boulevards, roads and grounds, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120204
Levying a special assessment on the lots, tracts, and parcels of land in the East Park and West Park Districts abutting on certain boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways under the control and management of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for Fiscal Year 2012-13 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and otherwise improving the boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in these districts.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120205
Levying a special assessment upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation in the North, East and West Trafficway Districts for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120206
Amending Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-9, 78-10, 78-20, 78-27, 78-28, and 78-96 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter adjusting charges for water service, including water main extensions, and changing the charge mechanism for termination of service with cause; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120207
Amending Chapter 61, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Stormwater”, by repealing Section 61-4, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that increases the stormwater maximum fee; adjusts payment responsibility for stormwater fees; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120208
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, and 60-191 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"
 
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